Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

"Educators pleased with guv's education recommendations" SL Trib

Congrats to our WEA Blog Contest winners of Subway cards: Krista Stettler (Wahlquist), Mary Margaret Lyon (Bonneville), Debra Green (Sand Ridge), and Melanie Malan (WHS).

Governor Herbert's budget has the following recommendations:
  • Additional $111 million on public schools
  • Total of $3.6 billion (28% of the budget)
  • $41 million for the 12,500 new students
  • $21.5 million or an Increase of 1% in Weighted Pupil Unit (funding for a possible pay increase)
  • $10 million to continue extended day kindergarten
  • $12 million for computer-adaptive testing
  • $2 million for Charter School start up costs
  • $2.2 million for college readiness tests (ACT)
Read the articles at:http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53100691-78/million-recommendations-utah-education.html.csp